E emilycardova1234 New member Joined Oct 4, 2005 Messages 1 Oct 4, 2005 #1 you are supposed to turn this into an equation, but i don't get it! the sum of two thirds of n and n

stapel Super Moderator Staff member Joined Feb 4, 2004 Messages 15,943 Oct 4, 2005 #2 Since there is no verb ("is", "equals", "is so many less than", etc), there is no way to turn this into an equation. The best you can do is translate this into an expression. Sorry. Eliz.

Since there is no verb ("is", "equals", "is so many less than", etc), there is no way to turn this into an equation. The best you can do is translate this into an expression. Sorry. Eliz.

T ting Junior Member Joined Sep 18, 2005 Messages 87 Oct 4, 2005 #3 Sum means: add two thirds means: (2/3) of means: times two thirds of n means: (2/3) * n = (2/3)n n = 1n = (3/3)n Equation (2/3)n + n = (5/3)n Edit:Stapel is correct you are probably expected to write the expression: (2/3)n + n

Sum means: add two thirds means: (2/3) of means: times two thirds of n means: (2/3) * n = (2/3)n n = 1n = (3/3)n Equation (2/3)n + n = (5/3)n Edit:Stapel is correct you are probably expected to write the expression: (2/3)n + n